Astramax HD-LED is the first medical lighting product designed with a high colour rendition across the full visible spectrum, allowing surgeons to have uncompromising surgical lighting performance in a highly economical product.
Medical Product Design
Based in Yorkshire, Brandon Medical are an award winning medical technology company with over 45 years experience in the healthcare industry. HJC Design were asked to design and develop a modern injection moulded enclosure which could help reduce their manufacturing and assembly costs.
Surgeons demand 100x more light than normal task lighting and they demand it without heat. This is because they work on red tissue and the human eye is weakest in the red part of the spectrum. This problem is compounded by removing infra-red heat, as IR-Filters also cut out a large part of the visible red spectrum.
Brandon Medical’s HD-LED technology has enabled the first surgical lighting with a high colour rendition across the full visible spectrum, allowing small differences in tissue to be vivid and vibrant.
Astramax projects a light intensity of 130,000 Lux enabling it to compete on power with some of the largest operating lights, however, it is small, elegant and light-weight making it perfectly suited to minor procedures also.
Design for Manufacture
Thanks to a design for manufacture strategy, HJC Design has helped Brandon Medical reduce manufacturing costs by 33% and material costs by 11%, allowing surgeons to have uncompromising surgical lighting performance in a highly economical product.